About the walk

Often known as the ‘Jewel of Western India’, Gujarat is also famous for its lip-smacking platters, along with its diverse heritage. Although the long coastline ensures a large variety of seafood, the influence of Jain culture and philosophy makes the region a predominantly vegetarian, barring a few communities. The cuisines here are not only varied and delicious but also high in nutritional value. Diverse cooking styles and combinations of spices are employed in the preparation of different dishes, making each one unique.

Ahmedabad is also famous for providing some of the finest snacks in almost every corner of the busy lanes that lead visitors to the built heritage of the city. We shall begin the walk at the Raipur Bhajiya House, and then go through the Raipur Darwaza, the Astodia Darwaza, reach Das Khaman through one of the most beautiful pols of Ahmedabad and also talk about the various interesting facts related to these pols. After some khaman and dhokla, we will cross the Jama Masjid, Badshah-no-Hajiro and Rani-no-Hajiro through the Manek Chowk vegetable market, and explore the Share Bajar Chavanu and Kandoi Bhogilal Mulchand Sweet merchants, and end with some delicious jalebi and fafra at Chandravilas. Most of these eateries have been serving the citizens of Ahmedabad for almost two centuries now.

Come, join us as we rediscover the untold stories of these narrow lanes over some saras tea and snacks.

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
08:15 am
A Culinary Trail Through the Historic City of Ahmedabad
Sunday
10 Nov

Walk Leader

Sukrit Sen
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Duration

08:30 am - 10:30 am

Meeting Time08:15 am

Meeting Point

Raipur Bhajia, Raipur Darwaza, Khadia

MediumEnglish, Hindi

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About the Walk

Often known as the ‘Jewel of Western India’, Gujarat is also famous for its lip-smacking platters, along with its diverse heritage. Although the long coastline ensures a large variety of seafood, the influence of Jain culture and philosophy makes the region a predominantly vegetarian, barring a few communities. The cuisines here are not only varied and delicious but also high in nutritional value. Diverse cooking styles and combinations of spices are employed in the preparation of different dishes, making each one unique.

Ahmedabad is also famous for providing some of the finest snacks in almost every corner of the busy lanes that lead visitors to the built heritage of the city. We shall begin the walk at the Raipur Bhajiya House, and then go through the Raipur Darwaza, the Astodia Darwaza, reach Das Khaman through one of the most beautiful pols of Ahmedabad and also talk about the various interesting facts related to these pols. After some khaman and dhokla, we will cross the Jama Masjid, Badshah-no-Hajiro and Rani-no-Hajiro through the Manek Chowk vegetable market, and explore the Share Bajar Chavanu and Kandoi Bhogilal Mulchand Sweet merchants, and end with some delicious jalebi and fafra at Chandravilas. Most of these eateries have been serving the citizens of Ahmedabad for almost two centuries now.

Come, join us as we rediscover the untold stories of these narrow lanes over some saras tea and snacks.

This guided tour is free.

Please Note

 

  • No entry fees.
  • Photography allowed (without tripod).
  • Limited parking space is available at the meeting point. Using public transport is advisable.
  • Please dress accordingly as we will be visiting religious sites. Please carry cap/scarf to cover your head for the mosque.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and carry an umbrella or raincoat and drinking water.
  • Food expenses at the eateries to be borne by the participants.

Nearest Metro/Bus Station

Ashtodia Chakla BRTS

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